[mythtv-users] Upgrade 0.18 to 0.19 on Mandrake 2005 LE

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Mon Aug 28 22:34:08 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-08-28 at 10:48 -0600, scott at tbwifi.ca wrote:
> > scott at tbwifi.ca wrote:
> > I had similar problem on Mandrake 2006 and ended up installing the
> > libXvMCW package for Fedora Core 4 (I don't remember where I got it from
> > though).
> Interesting.  Forgive my ignorance, but how does one know that you are
> installing something compatible with the kernel in 2005.  Someone
> mentioned that you shouldn't even mix up rpms between versions in the same
> distro.  In other words you shouldn't use a Mandriva 2006 RPM on Mandriva
> 2005.  Can anyone else comment?  I can find the package I need for 2006,
> but not 2005.

libXvMCW is an external library for older Xorg releases, so as long
as you get one from a release using the same Xorg release you should
be ok. I believe it became a part of mainline Xorg as of Xorg 6.9,
at that point the libXvMCW might not be compatible, but it might be.

-- Daniel

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